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BMW Motorrad Introduces “Concept 101″ — A Six-Cylinder Bagger

BMW Motorrad Introduces “Concept 101″ — A Six-Cylinder Bagger

Every year, the most impressive representatives of the mobile past and future on both two and four wheels assemble at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este for a very special get-together on the shores of Lake Como, Italy. Amid this extraordinary blend of the traditional and the contemporary, BMW Motorrad once again presents a breathtaking conceptContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Victory and Podiums in Belgium, Italy, South Africa and Australia

Racing Update: Victory and Podiums in Belgium, Italy, South Africa and Australia

While Alastair Seeley (GB) and Lee Johnston (GB) claimed a double win for BMW Motorrad at the North West 200 (GB), their fellow BMW racers had their own successes around the globe last weekend. Markus Reiterberger (DE), Roland Resch (AT) and Michal Prášek (CZ) rode their BMW S1000RRs to victories in Belgium and Italy, LanceContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Double Win for BMW S1000RR at NW200 in Northern Ireland

Racing Update: Double Win for BMW S1000RR at NW200 in Northern Ireland

BMW Motorrad’s winning streak in road racing continues. The BMW S1000RR was the bike to beat last week at the North West 200 (NW200) in Northern Ireland which kicked off the international road racing season. On the 8.970-mile Triangle Circuit, privateer BMW Motorrad riders claimed a double win with Alastair Seeley (GB / Tyco BMW)Continue Reading »

Deus Ex Machina Customizes BMW S1000RR for Orlando Bloom

Deus Ex Machina Customizes BMW S1000RR for Orlando Bloom

Orlando Bloom may be known as a “big time movie star,” (says Ola Stenegärd, BMW Motorrad designer) but not everyone knows about his passion for motorbikes. As a long-standing fan of BMW motorcycles, Orlando Bloom owns and rides a number of BMW models including old classics. For his own custom bike project he chose theContinue Reading »

BMW Motorrad USA Launches $1 Million Contingency and Rider Support Programs

BMW Motorrad USA Launches $1 Million Contingency and Rider Support Programs

BMW Motorrad USA wants you to know “it pays to race a BMW S1000RR.” They are awarding more than one million dollars in contingency money to S1000RR racers in several 2015 national race series. The BMW Motorrad’s Contingency Program is being offered exclusively online via XTRM Performance Network, which provides real time distribution and managementContinue Reading »

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2015 Issue Now Out!

BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Summer 2015 Issue Now Out!

The Summer 2015 edition of the BMW Motorcycle Magazine is hot off the press featuring road tests of the new roadsters, BMW’s best selling models after the perennially favorite GS. First, the just launched BMW R1200R with its water-cooled engine is without a doubt the most dynamic boxer roadster BMW has produced. Its exciting styleContinue Reading »

BMW NA Send-Off for Ride of Smiles Organizer Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow

BMW NA Send-Off for Ride of Smiles Organizer Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow

Employees of BMW of North America, L.L.C. welcomed Dr. Hans-Henning Buetzow to BMW’s corporate headquarters today and gave him an official send-off for his charity motorcycle ride that will traverse 50,000 miles and raise an anticipated 50,000 euros (about $57,000) for children in need throughout the world. Dr. Buetzow will complete his Ride of SmilesContinue Reading »

Racing Update: Strong Results at Imola WSBK, Privateers Race in Malaysia

Racing Update: Strong Results at Imola WSBK, Privateers Race in Malaysia

The famous “Autodromo Enzo e Dino Ferrari” in Imola, Italy, hosted the Superbike World Championship last weekend – and the BMW Motorrad privateers did well. In the elite WSBK, Ayrton Badovini (IT) and BMW Motorrad Italia SBK finished fifth and sixth, giving them their best results of the season to date. In the FIM SuperstockContinue Reading »

Italian State Police Take Delivery of BMW C evolution and i3 Electric Vehicles

Italian State Police Take Delivery of BMW C evolution and i3 Electric Vehicles

A fleet of six electric BMW C evolution scooters and four electric BMW i3 cars will be put into service in Milan, Italy for EXPO 2015. The President of BMW Italia, Sergio Solero, delivered to the Minister of the Interior, On. Angelino Alfano and the Superintendent of Police, Alessandro Pansa the vehicles at a ceremonyContinue Reading »

Monthly Sales Record in April for BMW Motorrad. S1000XR on Sale June 13.

Monthly Sales Record in April for BMW Motorrad. S1000XR on Sale June 13.

BMW Motorrad sales remain on a record pace. After delivering a record number of motorcycles and maxi scooters during the first quarter of 2015, BMW Motorrad sold 16,554 to customers worldwide in April. That’s a 1.3% increase over the record 16,344 units sold in April 2014 and makes April 2015 the most successful month everContinue Reading »